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Forum: GS Boxers 08-30-2014, 10:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,687
Posted By shdashley
6 year on still trolling

My 2007 has a starting issue too. I live in a desert so the bike is hardly ever wet and not washed much. It started fine a few days a go did a 30km trip. Parked the bike and two days later it wont...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-20-2014, 02:25 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,257
Posted By shdashley
OK did a 'better' bleed. Removed the pads,...

OK did a 'better' bleed. Removed the pads, 'chocked' the pistons. Sucked out the old fluid. Feels good now, with new rotors on the 21" wheel it will take a few kms to bed them (pads) in I guess. So...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-18-2014, 12:57 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,257
Posted By shdashley
OK, the 10th digit is a 7. Does this mean it's a...

OK, the 10th digit is a 7. Does this mean it's a 2007 year ? The bike was 1st reg'ed in 2006, Nov or Dec I think (was not the owner then).

+++ I have fixed the image link in my post above. +++
...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-17-2014, 12:05 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,257
Posted By shdashley
Help 1200GSA Bleeding 2006 year

So went to bleed the brakes on my 2006 plated GSA.

But when I take the tank off I find that the ABS servo pumb is not like all the videos and notes others have shown.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-02-2013, 04:45 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 8,599
Posted By shdashley
Taa...

thanks, yeah nice to see someone doing the same job as I will be in a few days time.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-01-2013, 06:46 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 8,599
Posted By shdashley
Thanks to all,

OK Thanks Guys,
Yes I am not to nervous about this job. But I completely did not know anything about server ABS when I swapped out the Triple clamp. Was a dumb old school brake bleeder. Anyhow Bikes...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-31-2013, 01:47 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 8,599
Posted By shdashley
Blocking the pad.

Right, I'm getting ready to bleed the front circuits (will do all really) on my '06 R1200GSA. It's had a triple clamp change and thus now needs to get the air out.

Been reading the 101 how-to to...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-26-2013, 08:13 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,531
Posted By shdashley
Thanks I'll have a look.

OK, I will see what I can find locally. Job will wait unitl I get a few day off next week to investigate.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-25-2013, 03:54 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,531
Posted By shdashley
No it's an '06 on further checking.

Opps, So checked the VIN and the bike IS an '06 1200GSA with ABS.

So the .pdf(s) and bleed instructions are valid. Found the Beemerbone Yard stock this part ...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-24-2013, 02:31 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,531
Posted By shdashley
Top cap ?

Also when I go searching for the 'top cap' 34 51 7 667 998 part number listed in the .pdf to make the filler. The description...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-24-2013, 01:01 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,531
Posted By shdashley
new Triple clamp bleeding ?

So I installed a new lower triple clamp on my '07 GSA1200 (for 21" front wheel).

I have bleed (tried to) bleed the brakes after reassembly the front brakes and forks. I poured new Dot-4 into the...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-20-2013, 08:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,923
Posted By shdashley
Ride Feeling, day 1.

Sorry did not answer the 'feeling' part of your post.

SO i already have a few 21" adventure style bikes in my possession, a Suzuki Dr650SE, a Honda XRV750 (in europe). The 21" GSA1200 feels...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-20-2013, 04:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,923
Posted By shdashley
Good Tip , Taa.

Good tip Quriky, I have some new ss screws on order to fit the mud guard (only had 10mm hex bolts ss tho) install now.

Mostly I don't end up in sticky mud. Just bull dust and sand! in a few...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-20-2013, 04:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,923
Posted By shdashley
My Project 21" wheel finished

So I've had my Woodys 21" wheel for a while now (Dec last year). But it's taken some time to get this triple clamp installed. No thanks to Southbank BMW who refused to install it while I was on a...
Forum: Vendors 02-27-2013, 11:07 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 12,037
Posted By shdashley
So things are sometime clearer in night shift ......

So things are sometime clearer in night shift ...
I'll get the brace shipped to Melbourne, where I'll get Southbank to fit it while the bike get a service!! Now I will have the new brace for my...
Forum: Vendors 02-25-2013, 12:09 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 12,037
Posted By shdashley
Pissed Paid up Member of the Ralle*Moto triple clamp club.

I got one, Paid up and waiting to figure out how to get my bike over to NSW to check that my '06GSA is the same (I think it is) as Quirky's '08.
Pity I can get it fitted before my Tassie trip in...
Forum: Vendors 02-03-2013, 10:32 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 12,037
Posted By shdashley
Me too

I'll help you find a home for one of these braces :)

Have one of Woodys 21" X lace front wheel and need to gain more clearance and this look like the go.

Oh and I'd be happy to send you my...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-28-2012, 11:55 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 31,801
Posted By shdashley
two half's for the front fender.

Seems to me you (or a plastic/fab specialist) could make a new fender in two half's. a front section and a rear section. These could over lap at the mount point making the two section stronger. You...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-28-2012, 09:59 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 31,801
Posted By shdashley
kool, Looking forward to getting my wheel and...

kool, Looking forward to getting my wheel and checking this out.
Cheers,
Forum: GS Boxers 11-04-2012, 01:37 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 31,801
Posted By shdashley
Center Stand - All OK?

Giday, So reading this thread with some interest.
Looks like the ABS (for road) use is all A OK. Mud guard could be a pain, but I've (Like many I guess) had the std 19" wheel clog up and stop with...
Forum: Australia 08-17-2012, 07:25 PM
Replies: 2,858
Views: 345,551
Posted By shdashley
RD07's in to Oz

Humm I looked at the site you mentioned. All I know is the Germany TUV rego docs I have and used as part of my SEVS application. Show my bike as a RD07 P.

Its definatly an RD07, not RD07A or...
Forum: Australia 08-17-2012, 07:36 AM
Replies: 2,858
Views: 345,551
Posted By shdashley
XRV750 rd07p on SEVS

Well mine's an RD07P '93 build. Sitting in a friends garage in Westen Germany. Wife I did 3 a month touring last year, We plan to go back, ride across europe/ asia end up with the bike sitting on a...
Forum: Australia 08-17-2012, 05:35 AM
Replies: 2,858
Views: 345,551
Posted By shdashley
XRV750 on SEVS

I have managed to get the RD07P model entered onto the SEVS register today.

Anyone else want to own a Honda Africa Twin XRV750, RD07P model in Oz ?

So if you've ever want to own an XRV this...
Forum: Thumpers 08-11-2012, 03:10 AM
Replies: 1,203
Views: 135,677
Posted By shdashley
Another one down, 55,000kms 2010

So my mate's 2010 (just 2 months out of warranty) destroyed its engine, while down changing into 4th. Almost the exact same scenario as my bike. Just the number of kms makes the difference (mine was...
Forum: Australia 04-01-2012, 01:35 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 10,693
Posted By shdashley
I think I've seen you...

Do you work out on the south road ?

I think I've seen you coming home and going to work. I work at the other place and turn right before your work.

I too have GSA, But mine a bit old (2006)...
Forum: Australia 02-20-2012, 02:56 AM
Replies: 14,462
Views: 1,905,046
Posted By shdashley
Weak Suzuki responce.

Pretty weak... So if a bike with some gear on it is overloaded. Why do they install pillion pegs ?
A 50kg plus pillion is more then most carry gear wise.

Sounds like the local distributor not...
Forum: Australia 02-18-2012, 07:33 PM
Replies: 14,462
Views: 1,905,046
Posted By shdashley
It does make you wonder why Suzuki can't make a...

It does make you wonder why Suzuki can't make a gear that stays togeater. I can tell you it sure gives you the shit's and no fairh in the bike when you suffer a failure like this. But on the other...
Forum: Australia 02-16-2012, 07:27 PM
Replies: 14,462
Views: 1,905,046
Posted By shdashley
Unlucky I guess / Hope.

So my 3rd gear failure occurred like this :-

Coming home from work (12 hour day shift) at about 20:00 (dark) in early Aug 2011.

Was cruising at about 80-90kms (Roo watching) as I was out of...
Forum: Australia 02-15-2012, 12:25 PM
Replies: 14,462
Views: 1,905,046
Posted By shdashley
Taa, sent a PM and will see how that goes.

Taa, sent a PM and will see how that goes.
Forum: Australia 02-15-2012, 10:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 926
Posted By shdashley
Make one, if you have some time...

I decided to make one. As the competition out here is not that good ...

I got into a night course for welding at the local college and for my 'Work place Safety' section I build this trailer.
I...
Forum: Australia 02-15-2012, 08:36 AM
Replies: 14,462
Views: 1,905,046
Posted By shdashley
DR650SE engine ?

Giday,
my DR has suffered the dreaded 3rd gear engine destruction. Where 3rd gear splits and then bounces about inside the engine making a big mess (engine was 18,500kms young).

I've looked (Ebay...
Forum: Beasts 02-12-2012, 01:20 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 42,737
Posted By shdashley
My XRV750 '93

Well she a great bike to ride, fantastic two up touring. wife and I spent 3 month with her touring Europe and Morocco Aug to Sep 2011. Currently sitting in storage in Germany, and me trying to work...
Forum: Thumpers 07-29-2011, 06:17 PM
Replies: 99,177
Views: 18,929,294
Posted By shdashley
Thumb This photo looks like the track into Wanangater...

This photo looks like the track into Wanangater (spelling ?) near Dargo ?
Used to luv hooning up and down those hill on dirtbikes (TT600, KTM500EXC) great place to ride.
Forum: Thumpers 07-27-2011, 07:22 PM
Replies: 99,177
Views: 18,929,294
Posted By shdashley
Taa, Sent him a message, will see what the...

Taa, Sent him a message, will see what the response is.

Also was thinking the with the Aussie Dollar high, I might be easier to source an engine from the USA. Any on the list with good contact for...
Forum: Thumpers 07-27-2011, 07:08 PM
Replies: 99,177
Views: 18,929,294
Posted By shdashley
Look for this :- ...

Look for this :-
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=424132&page=20
yes my bike's 3rd gear exploded as I down changed into 4th at about 85kmh as I entered a turn. Result is an exciting...
Forum: Thumpers 07-27-2011, 05:34 AM
Replies: 1,203
Views: 135,677
Posted By shdashley
Another 3rd gear blowup

Add my Dr to this list.
shdashley (Au) 2006 17,500km
Forum: Thumpers 07-27-2011, 03:56 AM
Replies: 99,177
Views: 18,929,294
Posted By shdashley
blown Gearbox = Dead DR

I got my dead DR up to the Suzuki dealer.

They split the crank cases to reveal much damage.
Both crankcases, crank, piston, counter balance, all gears, all bearings, barrel, and much other...
Forum: Thumpers 07-24-2011, 04:06 AM
Replies: 99,177
Views: 18,929,294
Posted By shdashley
I did not ever notice an whine form the gearbox....

I did not ever notice an whine form the gearbox. But with a Stanietune (Bung out) the exhaust is noise. So I guess not a really definitive answer.

On another note of no significance, I do know...
Forum: Thumpers 07-23-2011, 10:45 PM
Replies: 99,177
Views: 18,929,294
Posted By shdashley
Talking Thanks for Gearbox help

Yep November... An Aussie leave entitlement called 'Long Service leave'. Comes from when we were full British ! LOL. Seems the poms (that migrated over here) back then got a leave to travel back home...
Forum: Thumpers 07-23-2011, 08:57 PM
Replies: 99,177
Views: 18,929,294
Posted By shdashley
OK, checked NSU screws, they are still all in...

OK, checked NSU screws, they are still all in place. So this confirms that the failure in more likely to be inside the gearbox.

I'll be leaving the engine removal and case breaking until I get...
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